Bagvalal

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A language of Russian Federation

Alternate Names
Bagulal, Bagvalin, Bagwalal, Barbalin, Kvanada, Kvanadin
Population

1,450 (2010 census).

Location

Southwest Dagestan Republic, Tsumadinsky district, Khushtada, Tlondoda, Kvanada, and Gimerso; Akhvakhsky district, Tlissi and Tlibisho; a few other communities.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Kvanada-Himerso, Tlissi-Tlibisho, Tlondoda-Khushtada. Similar to Tindin [tin].

Language Use

Home. Positive attitudes. Also use Russian [rus] or Tindi [tin]. Avar [ava] used as literary language.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar.
Writing
Unwritten.
Other Comments

Muslim.